HOGEE’S CAMP: An easy hike up Winter Creek Trail out of Chantry Flats Picnic Area in Santa Anita Canyon. Pit toilets, tables, fire rings & shepherd stoves. Stream water must be treated for use.
SPRUCE GROVE CAMP: Continue north on the Santa Anita Canyon Trail past Hogee’s. Also accessible from the north via Newcomb’s Pass. Large campground with several developed sites. Pit toilets, tables, fire rings & elevated fireboxes. Treat water taken from Santa Anita River.
VALLEY FORGE CAMP: an easy hike from Red Box Station on Angeles Crest Highway. Pit toilets, tables, fire rings & elevated fireboxes. Treat water taken from the West Fork of the San Gabriel River.
WEST FORK CAMPGROUND: Continue on trail past Valley Forge. Pit toilets, tables, fire rings & shepherd stoves. Treat river water prior to use.
De VORE CAMP: Continue down the West Fork Trail past West Fork Campground. This is a small site equipped with tables and elevated fireboxes but no toilets. The last camp on the trail before climbing over Newcomb’s Pass out of the San Gabriel River system into the Los Angeles River watershed. This trail continues east toward Glen Camp, and Rincon Station.
COOPER CANYON: Reachable via the Silver Moccasin/Pacific Crest Trail system out of Three Points or Horse Flats. This camp is also accessible by road from Cloudburst Summit (this is a group campground requiring reservations if you drive in). Pit toilets, tables, fire rings & elevated fireboxes. Treat stream water.
LITTLE JIMMY CAMPGROUND: On the Pacific Crest Trail system (Islip trailhead). Pit toilets, tables, and stoves. Water at Windy Spring is less reliable than the close Little Jimmy Spring; treat to use.
BASE CAMPS (Drive in) campsite fees vary by location
CHILAO CAMPGROUND: On the Angeles Crest Highway. Actually three campgrounds; pit &/or composting toilets, tables, fire rings, elevated fire boxes and piped drinking water. Museum/Nature Center. Hike in via the Silver Moccasin Trail from West Fork Campground (up Shortcut Canyon).
HORSE FLATS CAMPGROUND: A short hike up the Silver Moccasin trail from Chilao Campground; also reachable by road from Three Points. Pit toilets, tables, elevated fireboxes, fire rings. Piped drinking water available on a seasonal basis; no reliable (or safe) ground water.
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Scoutmaster: Allan Yovanovich 90 E. Loma Alta Drive, Altadena, CA 91001